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A complete guide to regional events around Brisbane to add to your calendar

Pack the car. Gather your crew. It’s time to hit the road.

We’ve rounded up the best and most entertaining regional events for 2022. From foodie havens, music, history and cultural festivities, family fun activities to adrenaline-packed adventure, there’s something for everyone.

*Note: Please check the event pages or confirm with the organisers that the events are still going ahead before you make plans.

May

Kooralbyn Valley Mountain Bike (MTB) 4 hour Enduro XCM | Scenic Rim

The Enduro XCM kicks off at 8am on May 1st. The Renegade Races are one-off events that run as part of the Kooralbyn Valley Endurance Series. It’s a mixture of team, XCS and marathon formats. Over the 4 hours, expect a lot of fun, some tough courses, beautiful scenery, and to be pushed to your limit. Keen? Bring it on!

More info here.

Beenleigh Craft and Farmers Market | City of Logan

Every Sunday from 6am-12 midday, the Beenleigh Craft and Farmers Market is in full swing. Held at the Beenleigh Showgrounds, check out the variety of farmer’s produce, fresh fish, pets, crafts and a huge range of new and second-hand goods.

Admission is free and there’s plenty of internal parking.

More info here.

July

Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run | Moreton Bay Region

The annual Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run is back this July 17th. Whether you choose to walk or run, the Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run is an event for all ages and levels. Come and see why thousands return each year for Queensland’s most scenic and longest running fun run.

Registrations are now open. Discounts apply if you register a team of 10 or more before Monday 2nd May. Race categories include Half Marathon10km Fun Run/Walk10k Wheelchair Race5km Fun Run/Walk3km Fun Run/Walk. This year’s Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run will raise money for Peninsula Animal Aid - caring for stray and abandoned animals.

More info here.

Winter Harvest Festival | Scenic Rim

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This July 2nd, taste the food, meet the producers, witness the cooking demonstrations and feast from the Scenic Rim’s smorgasbord of fresh produce. The Winter Harvest Festival features producers, suppliers, retailers, and chefs from across the region and offers visitors the opportunity to literally eat their way around the Scenic Rim.

More info here.

Stradbroke Chamber Music Festival | Redlands Coast

After a 3-year hiatus, The Stradbroke Chamber Music Festival is back from 22-24 of July. Six concerts will be staged on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) at the Point Lookout Community Hall. The program includes chamber performances of works from Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Saint-Saëns and more. Plus, a very special performance by Megan Washington on Saturday 23rd July.

More info here.

Brisbane Airshow | Somerset Region

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Head out to Cressbrook this July for a weekend of high-octane aviation excitement to celebrate the world of aviation. From 2-3 July, just 60min from Brisbane, this airshow is not to be missed.

Dedicated to the men and women who have served in our armed forces, the show includes Airforce, Warbirds, World War II Fighters, Jets, Helicopters, Aerobatics, Skydiving, Military Vehicles, Hot Rods, Classic Cars, Aviation Expo, Somerset Business Expo, Live Music, Gourmet Food, Amusement Park, and lots more.

More info here.

August

Moreton Bay Food & Wine Festival | Moreton Bay Region

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Another amazing foodie festival is back, baby! That’s right, Moreton Bay Food & Wine Festival will be held from 20-21 August. The delicious and entertaining festival program drops early April. Be sure to check it out and mark it in your calendar.

More info here.

Eatons Hill 10th Annual Rodeo | Moreton Bay Region

Hold onto your hats, the 10th Annual Rodeo is coming to Eatons Hill Hotel on Saturday 27th of August. This is a massive afternoon and evening full of live entertainment, music and fun for Brisbane families and country lovers alike.

We’re talking Bull Rides, Saddle Rides, Bareback Rides, Junior Bull Rides, and Poddy Rotes kicking off the long line of entertainment. Stay late and party with the cowboys at the B&S After Party held in the Hills Nightclub with the best boot-scooting’ DJs Brisbane has to offer.

More info here.

September

RedFest Strawberry Festival | Redlands Coast

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Head out to Cleveland for Redland Coast’s premier event, Redfest, from 2-4 September. This music and cultural festival boasts musicians and artists from across Australia. Delivered by the community, Redfest is a family favourite with strawberry ice creams, dagwood dogs, rides, show bags, and all your festival favourites. Entertainers and events will be announced in July, so stay tuned!

More info here.

Redcliffe Kitefest | Moreton Bay Region

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Get swept up in the fun, colour and excitement of the annual Redcliffe Kitefest from 17-18 September. Kites of all shapes and sizes will adorn the sky. Great for the whole family, especially kids!

More info here.